||RARENA Dr. Ralf Resch Sustainability Consulting|
|Stakeholder constellation of a standard for sustainable building|
|Manufacturer of taps||CSR report according to GRI|
is one of the world's leading solution providers for the food and beverage
industry within the field of carton packs and filling technology. Their
customers in over 70 countries fill more than 10,000 products from over
50 product categories into SIG carton packs.
Dr. Ralf Resch performed an initial sustainability quick check for ORT, a marketing production company headquartered in Krefeld/Germany with branch offices in other parts of Germany. Based on a stakeholder analysis, relevant topics in the three dimensions of ecology, economy and social aspects were captured, analysed and compared with industry benchmarks. Recommendations were made in the following areas:
Activities started in the spring of 2012 and lasted for two years. Dr. Ralf Resch coached and consulted the project team, in particular through calculating the carbon footprint and determining the main drivers, conducting trainings and workshops for the employees, evaluating the measures to reduce the carbon footprint and communicating the results. After formal completion of the ESF programme, carbon footprint calculation was continued and further measures implemented.
The results are really impressive: from 2011 2020
This was achieved mainly through organisational measures and behavioural
In 2015 ORT started with sustainability reporting according to ISO 26000 in order to systemise the existing CSR activities and to develop focus areas for further activities. Dr. Ralf Resch supported ORT with content and structural aspects of the report, the preparation of key figures und provided suggestions for future plans. According to the planned biannual update, in 2017 the second report was published and contained further targets for the next period, e.g. a PV roof installation for self-supply of green electricity and a larger e-mobility offering as well as an ecological upgrade of the company premises to foster biodiversity. These targets have been accomplished in the following period and described in the 2019 report. The most recent CSR report (only in German) shows not only the achievements of more than 10 years of sustainable development but also presents ambitious goals for the future. Dr. Ralf Resch continues in his advisory role with suggestions, methodical advice and carbon footprinting.
Dr. Ralf Resch together with other experts developed a concept for the
supply of Bionade GmbH in Ostheim/Germany with renewable energy,
involving local farmers, company employees and other stakeholders.
Based on this, a proposal with the following components was developed:
The proposal was very well received by the company
and becomes part of the
Innovation and Transfer Network for Sustainable SMEs of the
The Innovation Incubator Luneburg is a project to stimulate the economy
in the former administrative region of Luneburg through close cooperation
with scientific institutes. The Leuphana University Luneburg developed
this EU sponsored project and implements it through 2010 2015 together
with the federal state of Lower Saxony, with a focus on the creation of
jobs in future-proof industries and the strengthening of the research
and development capabilities of SMEs in the region.
He analysed existing standards for sustainable building, interviewed selected representatives of the relevant stakeholder groups and developed suggestions for the positioning of the Network Sustainable Building and its focussed cooperation patterns with major stakeholder groups. In November 2011, he presented his findings to representatives of the Innovation Incubator and the Network Sustainable Building, who evaluated the results positively:
"The cooperation with Mr. Resch as expert for mission oriented
research in the area of sustainability management was spot-on and in time.
His recommendations are perfectly suited for the needs of the various
Manufacturer of taps